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by WacKostRacKo
Thu 09.06.2007 12:45 pm
Forum: Translation Questions or Discussion
Topic: たとえる
Replies: 12
Views: 9168

RE: たとえる

Thanks for the advice. :)
by WacKostRacKo
Wed 09.05.2007 7:19 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: pay rate in Japan wa nan desu ka
Replies: 11
Views: 2236

RE: pay rate in Japan wa nan desu ka

Keatonatron is right, 20 hours. (on a British student visa at any rate, are they the same all over the world?)
by WacKostRacKo
Wed 09.05.2007 7:12 pm
Forum: Translation Questions or Discussion
Topic: たとえる
Replies: 12
Views: 9168

RE: たとえる

AJB and Two_Heads: Yea i'm never sure where to draw the line between using certain words because they sound better in English and using other words because they are true to the original. I always end up with *'s all over the place in my translation exams for notes. Keatonatron: Lol, well I actually ...
by WacKostRacKo
Tue 09.04.2007 12:44 pm
Forum: Translation Questions or Discussion
Topic: たとえる
Replies: 12
Views: 9168

RE: たとえる

Hi Rich, thanks for the help. Just a few questions: richvh wrote: Also, when we say [at my house I have a garden, however it's really small] I don't see any "however it's really small" in the Japanese you quoted. I missed this bit of the Japanese text out by mistake, I have now edited the original p...
by WacKostRacKo
Tue 09.04.2007 10:21 am
Forum: Translation Questions or Discussion
Topic: たとえる
Replies: 12
Views: 9168

RE: たとえる

Sorry, from Japanese to English
by WacKostRacKo
Tue 09.04.2007 9:16 am
Forum: Translation Questions or Discussion
Topic: たとえる
Replies: 12
Views: 9168

たとえる

This is a translation that i'm working on at the moment. could you see if i have made any mistakes please. Also any tips are welcome! たとえる  忙しくて、忙しくて、誰でもいいから一人でも多くの人に手伝ってもらいたい。 そんな時、日本語では「猫の手も借りたいほどだ」とたとえて言います。 たとえ猫が手伝ってくれてもそれほど役に立つとは思えませんが、何か口に出して言いたいと思ってこう言うのです。  また、「私の家には庭があります、でも狭いですよ」と言いたければ、これ...
by WacKostRacKo
Mon 05.21.2007 12:00 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Embarassing mistakes in Japanese
Replies: 48
Views: 9562

RE: Embarassing mistakes in Japanese

yea, if it was a girl i could understand...
by WacKostRacKo
Sun 05.20.2007 9:25 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Embarassing mistakes in Japanese
Replies: 48
Views: 9562

RE: Embarassing mistakes in Japanese

I've done the 観光 and かんちょう one...

(after entering a travel agency in Nagoya) かんちょうしたいんですけど・・

I was looked at funny

Rob
by WacKostRacKo
Sat 05.19.2007 6:19 am
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic: The differences between the two 行くs
Replies: 12
Views: 2654

RE: The differences between the two 行くs

furin wrote:
From now on, it will get darker (for quite some time).
これからは黒くなって行く。
I think これから暗くなっていく。is better.
What about これから暗くなってくる?

Wouldn't that be better? 'Its getting darker'. if not what is the difference?

Rob
by WacKostRacKo
Wed 05.16.2007 2:07 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic: 始まる・始める
Replies: 5
Views: 2250

RE: 始まる・始める

勉強し始めたらいい、試験は昼から始まるから

I think.
by WacKostRacKo
Wed 05.16.2007 1:47 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: What is considered "sexy" in japan?
Replies: 21
Views: 14670

RE: What is considered "sexy" in japan?

Confidence is attractive, get a nose that makes you feel confident and the girls will love that. Failing that follow the advice above..
by WacKostRacKo
Wed 05.09.2007 7:01 pm
Forum: Translation Questions or Discussion
Topic: This might be a bit weird but..
Replies: 7
Views: 1989

This might be a bit weird but..

Hey guys, I want to translate this little story into Japanese for my pen friend so that she feels a bit better about not having a boyfriend. Don't laugh too much I didn't make it up lol. ;) Girls are like apples, all the tastiest juiciest ones are at the very top of the tree. Most guys are too scare...
by WacKostRacKo
Sun 03.04.2007 9:47 am
Forum: Japanese Language Proficiency Test
Topic: JLPT Results
Replies: 102
Views: 32777

RE: JLPT Results

wooo i passed level 3! 78% now the problems realy start.. :o
by WacKostRacKo
Wed 02.07.2007 10:11 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Girl eats 1/5 her weight in one sitting
Replies: 22
Views: 3021

RE: Girl eats 1/5 her weight in one sitting

Why the hell is she so thin?
by WacKostRacKo
Sun 01.21.2007 5:32 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Heisig's Kanji Books.
Replies: 2
Views: 718

RE: Heisig's Kanji Books.

nope out of stock.

I mean i have tried everywhere i can think of. amazon.co.uk/com/ca/jp, Japanshop, ebay, in shops here and in Japan, everywhere...

Im in a right pickle...